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This LEGO tambour box holds a treasure trove of chrome pieces

A builder has designed the perfect way to protect your most coveted LEGO bricks, and it comes with a stylish opening mechanism. 

JK Brickworks on YouTube has designed a working LEGO tambour box, with a guide on the prototypes he went through and exactly how it works. The builder has been responsible for several creations before including a LEGO Ideas project and a suspended train

A tambour box is a specific design that allows the top and bottom of the chest to be opened at once, with both sections accessible at the pull of a drawer. That mechanism has been faithfully recreated in this model and it also serves as a way for the Youtuber to show off their collection of Chrome bricks. 

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You can see the full video for yourself above, with the finished creation shown at the end of the building process. First, the YouTuber takes us through a tour of how he had the idea for the LEGO tambour Box. 

The box isn’t just a clever way to store your valuables though, as the builder showcases how it can be retrofitted with scenes, such as an oceanic diorama with a world of treasure and ruins beneath the waves. Hopefully, JK Brickworks can return to motorise the upcoming 76394 Fawkes, Dumbledore’s Phoenix, like he did with Harry Potter 75979 Hedwig.

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